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Mayor Bloomberg Shrugs Off Carriage Horse Concerns After Latest Incident

“They’re animals and animals and human beings, eventually, we all unfortunately stop continuing and it’s unfortunate when it happens, but that doesn’t mean that you stop doing things,” Mayor Bloomberg said.

12/05/2011

Horse collapses on Broadway at 60th Street in NYC (credit: CBS 2)

Activists Renew Calls To Ban Horse-Drawn Vehicles In NYC Following Yet Another Collapse

It was the second horse to collapse in the street in two weeks. Last week a spooked horse crashed outside Central Park. Animal advocates say enough is enough.

11/05/2011

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ASPCA: Central Park Carriage Horse Was Unhealthy Before It Died

He was too sick to be working. The horse that died on a Manhattan street in October should never have been there in the first place, according to a necropsy.

11/01/2011

FILE - A horse drawn carriage passes a puddle in Central Park (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Blasts Those Against NYC Horse Carriage Industry

They are lucky to have a job. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday that carriage horses in the city are fortunate to be working — rather than dead.

10/26/2011

FILE - A horse drawn carriage passes a puddle in Central Park (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Necropsy Planned To Determine How Carriage Horse Died; Animal Cruelty Debate Resurfaces

A white horse collapsed and died Sunday around 9:30 a.m. as it trotted toward Central Park, according to the ASPCA.

10/24/2011